New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Noted Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who played the role of MS Dhoni in the biopic of the former Indian skipper, allegedly committed suicide on Sunday, said the police. 

Sushant's body was found by his house help at his Bandra residence in Mumbai who alerted the police, following which they rushed to the spot. The police said that the 34-year-old actor was suffering from depression from the last six months.

Following Sushant's untimely death, the cricket fraternity started condoling his sudden demise on the social media. Former Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar called Sushant a "young and talented actor" and said that he is shocked to know about his demise.

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"Shocked and sad to hear about the loss of Sushant Singh Rajput. Such a young and talented actor. My condolences to his family and friends. May his soul RIP," he tweeted.

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli also expressed grief and said, "Shocked to hear about Sushant Singh Rajput. This is so difficult to process. May his soul RIP and may god give all the strength to his family and friends".

Indian cricket coach Ravi Shastri also expressed grief on the tragic death of Sushant Singh Rajput. "I’m shocked at the tragic passing away of Sushant Singh Rajput. A life brimming with promise and possibilities ended abruptly. My condolences to his family and fans," he tweeted.

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan also offered condolences to his family and tweeted, "So shocking and unable to believe this.. Sincere condolences and prayers to the family of Sushant Singh Rajput. RIP. May God bless your soul".

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan also expressed grief and said, "I’m deeply shocked and saddened to hear about the suicide of Sushant Singh Rajput my heart goes out for his family".

Expressing grief over Sushant's death, Krunal Pandya said he was 'shocked' to know about the incident. "Shocking! Rest in Peace Sushant Singh Rajput.. condolences to his loved ones.. gutted by this news," he tweeted.

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"Plz tell me this is a fake news.. Cant believe Sushant Rajput is no more..Condolence to the family Very sad," said Harbhajan Singh.

"Really sad and shocking. May his soul rest in peace," said Ajinkya Rahane. Washington Sundar also expressed grief and said, "So shocked and absolutely gutted to hear this. Sincere condolences and prayers to the family of Sushant Singh Rajput. Rest in peace".

"Still reeling in shock. Terribly unfair," said the official twitter handle of Chennai Super Kings.

Posted By: Aalok Sensharma